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Volleyball Earns Sweep Over Mesa

The Roughriders returned home on Wednesday to the friendly confines of Walraven Gym in Prescott and finished the night with a straight set victory over Mesa CC (25-10, 25-21, 25-12). It was an all around team effort for Yavapai with all of the players seeing court time. Yavapai hit an efficient .262 and earned 32 digs. Serving and blocking played an important role in the victory. As a team the Roughriders a ...

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Paige Hamilton Named ACCAC DI Player of the Week

After the 7th week of the ACCAC season was complete sophomore middle blocker Paige Hamilton became the 5th different Roughrider to be named DI Player of the Week for the ACCAC. Paige led her team to a 2-0 record last week with wins over Eastern Arizona College and Central Arizona College. Both wins were road matches that were won by scores of 3-1. Last week Paige totaled 19 kills, .500 hitting percentage, a ...

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Volleyball Returns Home With a 3-1 Victory

On Friday evening the Roughriders traveled to Central Arizona College to take on the Vaqueras. Yavapai won the match 3-1 by scores of 23-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-19. The win improved their overall record to 15-5 and ACCAC record to 8-1. "Our team started both matches this week with solid play but found ways to improve and play even better as the matches went on. That is tough to do on the road in the ACCAC. I t ...

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Yavapai Volleyball Wins Conference Road Challenge

On Wednesday the Roughriders made the long journey to Thatcher, AZ for the 2nd time this season and returned home with their 2nd victory. Yavapai won the match 3 sets to 1 with scores of 25-23, 24-26, 25-19, 25-17. Three different attackers hit over .300 for the Roughriders. Sophomore middle blocker Paige Hamilton led the way hitting an outstanding .600 with 14 kills and only 2 errors. Next was sophomore ou ...

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Kelsey Park Becomes 4th Roughrider to Earn Player of the Week Honors

After the 6th week of the 2015 season the 4th Yavapai College Roughrider has been named ACCAC DI Player of the Week. Sophomore outside hitter Kelsey Park was voted POW after leading her team to a 1-1 record against the #1 and #3 teams in the ACCAC. On Wednesday Kelsey helped lead the Roughriders to a 3-0 victory over Scotsdale CC who had previously lost only 1 conference match. Against the Artichokes Kelsey ...

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Volleyball Drops First ACCAC Match of the Season

On Friday night in Glendale the only 2 undefeated team in the ACCAC came together for a battle. The Gauchos came away with the 3-1 win over the Roughriders. The scores were 25-23, 15-25, 17-25, 23-25. Yavapai's uncharacteristically low hitting percentage of .155 was too low to come away with the win. Glendale hit a superior .271. Yavapai could only muster 37 kills compared to Glendale's 54. Offensively Yava ...

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Roughriders Trample the Artichokes at Home

The Roughriders welcomed Scottsdale CC to Prescott on Wednesday night but sent them back to the valley without a win. Behind a team hitting percentage of .318 Yavapai won in straight sets by scores of 25-9, 25-17, 25-15. Freshman setter Jordan Tilley (last week's ACCAC Player of the Week) was outstanding running the offense and earning 34 assists. Tilley also contributed 7 digs and 5 service aces. Defensive ...

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Yavapai Setter Named ACCAC DI Player of the Week

Freshman setter Jordan Tilley was named DI player of the week for the ACCAC (9/28/15). Jordan led the Roughriders to a perfect 2-0 record last week while only dropping 1 set by 2 points. Tilley's stat line for the week included 66 assists (9.43 per set), 18 digs (2.57 per set). She also contributed 2 kills, 1 service ace, and 1 block against Chandler-Gilbert (3-0 victory) and Embry-Riddle aeronautical Unive ...

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Roughrider Win the Crosstown Battle

The Crosstown Battle Against Breast Cancer was truly a battle on the court between the two Prescott based volleyball programs. Yavapai came out on top (3-1) with scores of 23-25, 25-23, 25-15, 25-23. More important than the win and the volleyball being played was the fight against breast cancer which is what has brought the Eagles and Roughriders together for 3 consecutive years. The money raised will be do ...

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Volleyball Sweeps Chandler-Gilbert on the Road

Yavapai Volleyball traveled to Chandler, AZ to take on ACCAC foe Chandler-Gilbert and returned to Prescott with a 3-0 win (25-20, 25-20, 25, 22). Freshman setter Jordan Tilley ran the offense and collected 33 assists. Offensively Yavapai was led by freshman outside hitter Iva Alebic with 19 kills (.349). Sophomore middle blocker Shelby Mottram was strong hitting .500 with 5 kills and 5 blocks. Sophomore rig ...

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